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The Unofficial Guide to Facebook's New News Feed Image Sizes

Gain The Unofficial Guide to Facebook's New News Feed Image Sizes Facebook's March 2014 change to the News Feed brought dramatic changes to the way photos are shown on posts. Here are a few basics on what's changed and how to maximize how your images look. Photo Posts Now all your images will fit inside an invisible box no larger than this one. Images will never be cropped, instead they'll be scaled down, but they will never be shown taller than 394px or wider than 470px. Portrait images taller than 394px will cause the image to appear narrower and leave a blank space on the right. 470 px Horizontal or panoramic pictures will be resized to fit the 470px "box." %3D 470 px Even images using the recommended aspect ratio of 1:1 (square) will leave wasted space on the right. The perfect ratio for your image to maximize the available space in the post is 235:197. 394 px Weird, right? 470 px You can always use 4:3 images as they are close enough to the perfect ratio and still look great. 470 px Link Posts |Images smaller than 470 x 246 will look | tiny, like this. Images on link posts will be cropped automatically to an aspect ratio of 1.91:1. They must be at least 470 x 246 pixels to be shown in this box. 154 px Images smaller than 154 x 154 pixels will be either reduced to a 90 x 90 pixel thumbnail or not shown at all. 470 px Never post a bad image again! Gain's powerful post editor lets you preview your posts while you work and makes manipulating images a snap. Import from any source and edit your images right on your browser to ensure a perfect image on every post. Head over to to try Gain today for free, no credit card needed! Gain 246 рх 394 px 394 px 154 px 352 px 394 px 394 рх

The Unofficial Guide to Facebook's New News Feed Image Sizes

shared by gain on Mar 21
A quick guide to understanding Facebook's March 2014 changes to the News Feed and how it affect how images look on posts.




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